|FABACEAE (Faboideae) - Desmodium spp.|
Desmodium spp. at Wards Island, Toronto (above left), and at Ojibway Prairie, Windsor (above, right). At right, showing how the fruits attach to clothing (or animals), breaking up into single-seeded segments (loments).
(top row) © 2002 T. A. Dickinson
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